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problems that are continues in baltimore city. east monument closed between wolfe street and patterson park avenue because of that sink hole. take orleans street or madison avenue for that matter. also we have a closure west franklin and park heights remains closed between violet and omen. watch out for that water main break that has two right lanes blocked, east lombard at light street. things are moving along just fine on the west side of the beltway. for instant traffic updates any time you can always count on us at don, back to you. >> thank you . >>> here's what people are talking about this morning. the search continuing for the man who kidnapped vie ripken earlier this week. police have new clues in the case. mike schuh is live with the story. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. if there's ever a crime in public one of the first thing police look for is surveillance photos. in this case they have them. >> look, here's the man police say kidnapped vie ripken at gunpoint from the garj -- garage of her home. . >> he was wearing a white shirt, a long white shirt, blu
today that will help baltimore city police fight crime. it will allow police to identify camera systems in close proximity to crime scenes. >> it will help to further reduce crimes in our neighborhood. >> she think the foundation for the grant helping to make this possible. >> the governor and house speaker met with the city to air out concerns about expanding gambling in the state. to city hall for the latest. >> the meeting lasted about 90 minutes at city hall. the delegation is a big voting bloc and they wanted assurances a sixth casino won't harm the city or its residents. no horse trading for votes, just the facts. the casino opens in prince george's county, what can be done to help baltimore from losing complete revenues to put toward the property-tax rate? >> you have provisions to make sure the city and county are held harmless in terms of local share. >> the local share is revenue used to offset the cost of hosting a casino. on the table is increasing baltimore city posture by 5%. >> we want to put it in a collective pot for anne arundel and baltimore city and to divided up so
are in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> finally relief from the heat after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads, softened pavement. there could be more deaths as final numbers are tallied and official reports come in from the medical examiner. more than 700,000 people were left without power last week. more storms over night knocked out power again to hundreds of bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report which regulates within three weeks about their response. they will hold hearings on whether it was appropriate. many won't forget the hot temperatures. >> i'm glad there's air-conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it and want it over. >> it is for now. >> reporter: there's continuing construction work underway on u.s. 50 in prince georgia's county. that's where the road buckled. a 50 by 40 feet stretch. we will continue to keep an eye on the power numbers and also on the death toll from the heat wave. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewit
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. >>> right now, more than 53,000 customers in baltimore county are still without power. baltimore city, anne arundel county, and howard county are also struggling. in total, more than 147,000 bge customers in maryland are still out. for more details on the power restoration progress, vic carter is live with bge spokesman rob gould. >> rob, thanks again for joining us. you said you have the bulk of the people back online. but it's still going to take a while. >> yes. we have 80% or more restored. but it's really that 147,000 figure that we're ficked on now. and of course, -- fixed on now. and of course, if you're without power, you don't care how many are restored. you want to be restored. for all of these images we're showing you, it's just going to take sometime. >> what is the biggest challenge facing you at this time? >> trees, trees and more trees. this storm is as bad if not worse than a hurricane. and hurricane irene, what we saw there is pretty bad. this is real bad. we have trees all over the place, in places you wouldn't expect to see them having come down. and that's really posing
as the medical examiner completes more autopsies. seven of those who died live in baltimore city, three in baltimore county, and most of them were elderly men. >> reporter: the heat wave is history. fueling storms that left hundreds of thousands without power. and killing a stunning 18 people in maryland. >> the humidity is up. but the temperature is down. >> reporter: way down. but before the record heat left, it buckled pavement, including part of u.s. 50. and buckled train tracks. it even left this u.s. airways jet stuck, sunk into soft pavement. >> pure hell. really. it has been awful. >> reporter: tell me about today. >> it's heaven. i love it. i love it. >> we can walk up to the snowball stand today. >> i turned off my air conditioner. save on that electric bill. >> reporter: but with the cool front came storms that knocked out another 15,000 bge customers. >> i heard that big bang. transformer blew. wire fell down. >> reporter: the utility restored most of them. bge has three weeks to issue a full report to the public service commission on the main outages last week. that commiss
. most of the outages were in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> reporter: finally, relief from the heat, after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads. even softened pavement enough to get this jet stuck. >> does she wear glasses or contacts? >> and there could be more deaths, as final numbers are tallied and official reports are coming in from the medical examiner. the hot air fueled storms that left more than 7,000 people without power last week. and more storms last night, knocked out power again to hundreds after bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report with the public service commission, which regulates it, within three weeks about their response. and the psc will hold hearings over whether it was appropriate. many won't soon forget those stifling temperatures. >> i'm really glad that there's air conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it. >> it is for now. but summer is only just beginning. >> reporter: construction work continues
encouraging women to set fitness goals and achieve them. 30-year-old kaitlyn of baltimore city math teacher was one of 10,000 submissions, her plan inspired fourth and fifth grade girls at edge wood elementary to run a mile. >> we would work out every day, monday through friday for about 45 minutes. in the end, they were able to accomplish their goal of running a mile and it was awesome. >> reporter: for ten weeks, kaitlyn tracked her progress online, vying for the chance to be one of the new faces of underarmor as one of their inspirational women and it works. >> you brought a whole new light to what underarmor is about and we're just really excited to have you have. >> reporter: under armour said it stood out the entire time. it was her selflessness that really made her shine. under armour sponsorship deal including training and gear. >> they get to work better in class and it was good for the overall kids. >> this is so good. >> reporter: under armour said the entire campaign was such a success, they plan to launch a similar one this fall. in baltimore city, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz ey
and achieve them. 30-year-old of baltimore city, a math teacher, was own of 10,000 submissions. her plan was to get the girls at her elementary school to run a mile. >> we would run monday. in the end, they were able to accomplish their goal of running a mile and it was awesome. >> reporter: for ten weeks, kaitlyn tracked her progress online, vying for the chance to be one of the new chases of under armour, as one of their inspirational women and it worked. you brought a whole new light and we're excited to have you. under armour said kaitlyn's submission stood out the entire time. it was her selflessness that made her shine. she wins an under armour deal for training and athletic gear for a year. >> they got along better in class. it was good for the overall kids. >> reporter: under armour said the entire campaign was such a success, they plan to launch a similar one this fall. in baltimore city, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> the three inspirational women are from texas, tennessee, and missouri. good for all the girls who met their goals. >> a mile,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
under water. down trees and power lines were reported in baltimore city and county as well as parts of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections due to this flooding. >>> since the recent storms that seem to keep pounding our region, a lot of people have been calling on pepco to bury the power lines. >> iew till is looking into the proposal but reporter matt jablow traveled to one city where burying power lines is already in place. >> reporter: in the days immediately after last month's derecho which knocked out power, most power co-workers in the area were as busy as they've ever been if not busier. was business as ua
-- this is not a one state problem. this is a national problem. >> baltimore's city crumbling system supplies the entire region. >> even with water rates going up 9% and $300 million in replacement pipe going on in the next 5 years many fear it's not enough to keep up with the ageing system. >> the senator wants a federal trust fund. >> there's an ongoing degregs of these systems and it's putting our human health at risk. >> a temp raur -- temporary water system finally allowed businesses to reopen. >> they need to fix them, repair them and replace them. other wise, this is going to happen a lot. using high-tech equipment this was a bigger main that was discovered about to crack prompting people to conserve water while it's fixed. >> if we can make repairs and replacement prior to an emergency arises that's always the best approach. >> many wonder when and where will the next emergency strike. >> reporter: regarding the continuing work here downtown, i asked if they were sticking to their 3 week estimate and they said yes but it's like when you go to the mechanic with the car and get under th
in maryland, ball -- baltimore city recording more than any other jurisdiction. >> day after day after day of high heat, the most as vulnerable of us in the community are even more as vulnerable, so that includes the elderly folks with underlying heart conditions. it's critical for them to be in cool spaces where they can stay hydrated. >> hydration is the key to survival for anyone working out doors. >> you can fry an egg on the roof. >> roofs can reach temperatures of 180, part of why roofers alter their schedules. >> start early in the morning, try to get off by 2:00, before the heat really sets in, drink a lot of water and gator raid. >> the higher you go, the hotter it is. for teams of which which i amny repairmen, that mean take frequent breaks. >> we take turns. it helps out a lot. >> it's the kind of heat that has some carrying umbrellas for shade and others coping any way they can. >> i get a slurpie. that's the only way i survive. >> reporter: so you're looking live, all these kids inside the pool. they've got the right idea right now. of course, it is a scorcher. city pool is go
in maryland, baltimore city reporting more than any other city. >> so the danger is day after day after day of high heat, the most vulnerable of us in the community are even more vulnerable. so that includes the elderly folks with underlying heart conditions. it's critical for them to be in cool spaces. >> reporter: hydration is the key to survival for anyone working outdoors. >> you can actually fry an egg on the roof. >> reporter: roofs baking in the sun can reach temperatures of 180 degrees. part of why roofers often altser their schedules. start early in the morning and try to get off at 2:00 before the heat sets in. drink a lott of water and gate -- a lot of water and gatorade. >> reporter: for chimney repairmen, that means take a lot of breaks. >> he mr. come down and i from -- he will come down and i will go up. take breaks. it helps a lot. >> i get a slurpee when i have to to go sit in my car until it cools down. that's the only way i survive. >> reporter: city pools are open an extra hour today because of this code red heat alert. in fact, the city has open 11 different cooling sta
there. also we just got off the phone with adrian barnes. she is with baltimore city's department of transportation. she is putting out an urgent transportation alert to people that are downtown baltimore right now. she is telling them if you're downtown in this general area it is best to try and stay downtown for the time being. they're trying to ease up some of this traffic gridlock that we've been seeing here from sky high chopper 13. if you do have to leave downtown, try using the south side or some of the tunnels to get out of downtown. if you have to leave downtown and go north, go north and try to avoid light streets. these water main breaks they have been a huge problem in baltimore over the last decade or so. there have been a number of them. there are some real amazing estimates of how much money it would cost to fix these problems. hundreds of millions of the dollars in baltimore alone to fix this infrastructure. until that funding comes through, we're going to see many of these. the water main is still broken. it is a 20-inch main. back to you. >> thank you. stay with
on the issue on the november ballot. >>> under armor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be a female athlete. kaitlyn lodis is one of four winners. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they could run 1 million and tracked all of their progress online. she now gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. >>> syria's president disappears as the un getting ready to vote to end the violence there. where he may have gone. >> let's hear it for the girls, actresses dominate this year's emmy dominations. >> tim williams will be back with your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt. juicy steak, crispy bacon, and melted cheese with creamy santa fe caesar. or try adding egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt -- a favorito for breakfast but muy bueno any time of day. get to your local subway and claim your steak today -- with new santa fe steak melts. subway. eat fresh. >>> it's partly
. >> reporter: most of the deaths have have been in baltimore city. older men, with heart problems. but no one is immune. >> people may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> heat is a big problem. try to take the dog out. and the pavement gets really hot. try to keep really short walks. >> reporter: some are enjoying being outside in the hazy sunshine. >> to me, laying out in the sun is ther putic. and -- therapeutic and clears my mind and thoughts. when you can't afford tanning, you improvise. >> i saw the temperature tomorrow. and i thought, how far away can i get if i start driving now? [ laughter ] >> reporter: and the state has activated its emergency heat plan. right now, there is an emergency meeting of the city council to discuss the response to this heat wave. reporting live in hampden, mike hellgren, week eyewitness news. >> mike -- wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. bge and thousands of out-of- town crews continue to work to get people b
. >>> today's other story a heatadvisory in effect for baltimore city after a small break temperatures are back in the 90s with high humidity that pool looks like the perfect place to be. people who work outside must take precautions and drink plenty of fluids and here is a live lookout side, still hazy and hot let's go right to bernadette woods tracking temperature mrs. the first warning weather center. >>> -- temperatures in the first warning weather center. >>> first warning doppler radar similar to yesterday, just scattered about and really starting to develop these are drifting from the northwest, down to the southeast. we are going to see more as we head through the afternoon. thunderstorms building up and southwest of that, a thunderstorm, that will drift towards gaithersburg a few more on the east earn shore. this is just a small portion but the heat will continue and could expand over the next couple days. 94 degrees baltimore right now, the one spot, 77 in the mountains the dew point is high throughout the entire metro area, we are at least in the 90s except just along the wa
are trying to fathom why anyone would kill him. and baltimore city police are on the lookout for the shooter. >> baltimore city police are investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old brandon sproal, a former basketball player at walbrook high school. monday night, around 10:30, brandon was hanging out on the corner of baker and mcking, with two other people, when he was robbed of his belongings and his life. >> when they were approached by two black males, one armed with a gun. >> police say sproal was ordered to his knees and then told to pus his hands behind his head. that's when he was shot. the other two victims got away. >> they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. >> reporter: brandon died on the scene. the news hitting his former basketball coach like a ton of bricks. >> breaks my heart completely. >> reporter: brandon and his older brother rodney played and led the team to two championships back in 2005 and 2006. bridgers describes brandon as a tenacious player with a quiet spirit. >> this kid has had a job since he was in high school. always ear
and baltimore city leaders. the dpgovernor sat down yesterd with mike miller. o'malley says he's more confident a special session on the issue will happen this summer. supporters of expanded gambling want to add a casino in prince george's county and legalize table games at maryland casinos. >>> just about 6:07. robert griffin iii, we'll show you his new commercial that just hit the air. >>> plus, a rescue caught on tape. a woman in a wheelchair takes a frightening spill. >>> and when the hot and steamy weather could turn to stormy. weather and traffic on the ones, just ahead. >>> and next, it's not an olympic sport that maybe it should be. the viral video of some parallel ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> check this out. a woman gets encouragement while she's trying to parallel park. some drunk soccer fans cheered for her and help her park in munster, germany. somebody posted this video on youtube on sunday and already it has more than a quarter million clicks. this video was reported when germany beat arg
it was the crime was bad. >> at that time baltimore was the number one for killing city in america. to overcome that and rise above that and sit here and talk to you and try to describe that atmosphere to you, i'll be here all day. >> i want to talk a little bit about what i think a lot of people talk about which is your grandfather who's been described as your best friend. you were about to reach the pin cal of your career when he died in the commission of a crime. and i was surprised how it didn't make you turn angry and bitter. that surprised me a lot. most people that would -- never get over that and become hardened people and you haven't done that. why not? >> i was. >> you were a mad person? >> no question about it. i was young, you know, i just committed to go to wake forest, signed my letter of intent, probably the happiest day of my life. spent the night with my grandfather and the next night found out he had been murdered. i was bitter. i talked to my mom about when you're a kid you make rational decision, i don't know if i can hope anymore, my grand dad is at every game. and i questi
in baltimore city and the county as well as part of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections because of flooding. >>> the parents of an 8-year- old prince william county boy are charged with felony child abuse. amy and matthew sweeney of net hollow court in bristow were arrested after the child turned up at a house on glen meadow lane and appeared to be lost. the boy had severe bruising all over his body. they believe the abuse happened on a constant basis. the child is in the custody of child protective services. >>> 5:04 now. 9 wants you to know there are new allegations of misspent tax dollars by the general services administration. the inspector general is now launching an investigation into a reward and motivation conference the gsa held in 2010 at a marriott in arlington. the one-day conference allegedly cost taxpayers almost $270,000. here's what some of the investigators think the money was spent on. $41,734 for travel, more than $34,000 to rent the venue, $28,364 for a time and temperature picture frames, $25078 for 4,000 drumst
have settled down. there are a few sprinkles and baltimore city right now. there is some heavier stuff out in the mountains. there is a line of storms we're watching coming out of ohio. if things altogether, there's a possibility we could get minor flooding again later on tonight. as it crosses over the mountains, we will have a very stable air mass over baltimore. we of have showers, and that is not conducive to creating energy in the atmosphere. my sense is that this will fall apart a little bit. we will pick up between 1 inches and 4 inches of rain. we have over 3 inches. and carroll county, they have some flooding. a flood watches in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. -- a flood watch is in effect for everybody west of the chesapeake bay. from baltimore on north right now, in the 70's and even 60's in pennsylvania. south of town, it is in the 80's. 73 at the airport. 70 degrees and was mr.. the forecast tonight -- mostly cloudy skies. maybe a thunderstorm. the temperatures will drop into the upper 60's and low 70's. mixture of clouds and sunshine. the best chance will
and another accident over baltimore city along edmonton at mount holly street. outside for a live shot 695 showing drivers pumping the brakes at this hour. charley over to you. >>> breaking news in baltimore city medic and patient are hospitalized after falling 6 feet after a porch collapse. it happened on east 33rd street before 6:30 this morning. that's in north baltimore. the area of the city is video back into the abc2 newsroom and according to authorities, the home was vacant but it's not clear if there was a homeless person inside that was injured or the previous home owner. the video coming in moments ago from the abc2 newsroom. no word on the condition of the medic or the patient. fire crews say the porch collapsed because it was old. we have great shots. it's going to be available at once again this story in north baltimore. now back to new york for more good morning america. we are back with weather and traffic one more time in 30 minutes. have great weekend. ♪ >>> whoo! no doubt taking center stage in the summer concert series. they are all here in central park t
driving in baltimore city tonight could be very tricky because we have closure ares due to the water main break. light street closed, also east lombard. take charles street, calvert or fayette. the north side inner loop stop and go. on the west side, traffic is crawling there arnold to security boulevard. 70 westbound, that's going to be a struggle for you. northbound 95 just bumper to bumper there from the beltway on the southwest side over to the tunnel. as far as accidents go, in hartford down, emerton road. in rose dale west lexington at north carry and also patterson avenue at wall bash. let's take a live along on the beltway there. around the 83 split, plenty of heavy traffic. allow yourself some extra time to get through. this traffic report is brought to you by subway. stop in and try the santa fe bake melt. eat fresh. >>> thousands of firefighters from around the east coast are arriving in baltimore for one of the largest public safety conferences in the nation. mike schuh reports, they are issued a serious challenge right from the start. >> as the firefighters pipe and drums war
will be in effect. the state department confirmed eight more heat related deaths. two in baltimore city, two in baltimore county, two in ann arundel county. >>> 6 0 days, that's how long the governor is giving a plan of energy advisors. the damages caused by the storms and widespread outages led to the governor to issue an executive order given the energy leaders a mandate to come up with a plan. >>> in a few hours we should find out whether a special session will be h -- held to expand gambling. stay with wjz >>> president obama had an event in new orleans. he was speaking to members of the national urban league. >> you're competing against people in beijing and bangalore. they're not hanging out. they're not getting over. they're not playing video games. they're not watching real housewives. >> there you go. the president of the united states knows what real housewives is. we did it we broke america. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> i was wondering if you had a favorite real housewives story to share. charlie goes i'll pass. >> one of the main mysteries in the penn stat
in annapolis, maryland giant tree burying a home. our viewer sent this a baltimore city police car crushed by a true. police patrol lines at a bp gas station, the only place for gas in town right now. if you have videos or pictures from the storm damaged areas please send them us to to or directly to me. or remember stay safe when you senate. >>> the air force acknowledging it is looking into reports of sexual salt of female recruits. investigators saying there have been 31 victims women who say they've either been victims of sexual assault or misconduct by instructors, all of this happening at lackland airbase in texas over the past two years. first victim coming forward last june. 12 instructors under investigation, nine from the same squadron. molly henneberg on the story for us. the defense secretary weighing in. >> reporter: yes defense secretary panetta says he's very concerned. he says recruits are vulnerable during basic training and military leadership has to make sure instructors, don't take advantage of that situation. >> the comm
by this scheme. >> reporter: is there any doubt in your mind that these banks hurt the city of baltimore? >> absolutely no doubt. we cannot stand by when we feel that we are being cheated. >> reporter: stephanie rawlings- blake, the mayor of baltimore, says the libor manipulation hurt america's cities at the worst possible time, the height of the recession. as the city balanced a budget deficit by closing fire stations, recreational centers, and schools, the mayor says the banks added to the deficit with artificially low interest rates that underpaid the city on investments. officials estimate the loss at up to several million dollars. given the deficit that you faced to begin with-- $65 million, $68 million-- are you saying the banks piled on? >> you're talking about $1 million or $2 million-- that, you know, that's a fire company, that's recreation centers, that's, you know, services that our city needs, and we're going to fight for that. >> reporter: in downtown baltimore, the head of the firefighters union, michael campbell, says the closing of some fire stations slowed down the resp
to talk about possibly expanding gambling in the state today, but no dice. baltimore city delegate kurt anderson postponed the meeting. he says he needs more information from the governor before he can make a decision. lawmakers will meet, today, however to discuss whether or not a special session will be done to take up the issue. >>> sherman helms hemsley, the man who played george jefferson has died at the age of 74. >> 11:00 on a sunday morning, we just are having breakfast. that's sinful. >> no it ain't but this ain't breakfast. it's brunch. the rich folks invented it so we wouldn't have to worry about getting up too late for breakfast or too early for lunch so they call it brunch. >> the role began on "all in the family" and was spun off into the hit sitcom "the jeffersons." it was on for 11 seasons. hemsley was also known for his role in the '80s sitcom "amen." he died of natural causes at his home in el paso, texas. >>> time is 6:38. coming up in nine minutes, we'll be joined by an author who is going to talk about his new book a high stakes mystery set at the olympics. >> it's
means that landlords cannot evict tenants for owning pit bulls. >>> baltimore's city fire chief getting a raise. the city council approved a new 6 year contract. by the ended -- end of the deal his salary will be $28,000 higher than his current pay. three city fire companies just closed due to budget constraints. >>> ann arundel county police are forced to use a taser on a man running naked through the street. police found james frederick brown partly nude. police say he threatened officers resisted arrest and it took several officers and a taser ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back to "cbs this morning." the enchanting unusual broadway musical "once" took home eight tony awards last month, including best musical. >> oscar independent film in 1996. tells the story of an irish musician and immigrant drawn together by love of music. >> the show's gifted star, steve kazee and cristin milioti are here. >> great to have you here. full disclosure, anybody associated with this show i became obsessed after seeing it. this is a lot of people feel go in not knowing what to expect and walk out of
with the credit cards and phone. the suspect is on the loose. >>> and today is the last day for the baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld whois refiring after 30 years with the police force. he wants to spend more time with his family. he will officially retire tomorrow. we are out of time and now back to new york for good morning america. have a great day we will have another update in 30 minutes. ♪ baby, i like it we can move on the floor ♪ >>> what's not to like? the dream team, really. kerri walsh, misty may-treanor. never have they lost. we're going to meet them as they get set to continue another unbeaten roll to gold. you had a chance to speak to them today. they're remarkable women. >> i spoke to misty before they left. confident, not cocky. we'll see what happens. george is taking time off this week. all right. >>> an 11-year-old girl was getting blasted for her performance on the national anthem. ♪ in the dawn's early light >> oh. >> some people are even calling it the worst performance of the song ever. her parents are taking on her critics. this morning, the little 11
of dollars for the state of maryland. millions of dollars for prince george's county, baltimore city. >> governor o'malley says he won't call a special session until he has an agreement from house leaders. the assembly must take action by august 20th if it wants the issue to get on the november ballot. >>> still ahead, a major milestone today for the dulles rail project. >> and an approach to protect school children in fairfax county from predators. why some bus routes could be changing. >> team u.s.a. got off to a bad start last night. but ended strong. we're checking sports later. >> here's a live look outside. it is going to be a scorcher, folks. we'll get the latest weather from tucker, traffic from lauren in just a little bit. so stay with us for that. it's 7:11 right now. ould be our own is troubled mitt romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a law that outlaws all abortion -- even in cases of rape and incest. and that's not all. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] for women, planned parenthood means life-saving cancer screenings
award the six medals. >>> a baltimore city man is behind bars charged with murder. two men got into an argue. brown stabbed a man. >>> and stay with us, maize news station. up next, emily has a sneak peek inside the pages of her late [ female announcer ] the coffee house. the lines, the cost, the hassle. ♪ express yourself ♪ [ female announcer ] why not try coffee-mate? with over 25 delicious flavors for a fraction of the cost of the coffee house. add your flavor, with coffee-mate, from nestle. the first time i saw fios, it was absolutely amazing. for years and years we had to put up with cable. once we got fios, it was like somebody like took our computer shook all the junk out of it. [ male announcer ] don't settle for the same old cable technology. now you can move up to verizon fios with no annual contract required for just $99.99 a month for a year you'll get a fios triple play and our whole home solution -- including a high speed wireless router plus a new multi room dvr and hd set top box free for 6 months. with fios the internet was five jab
. 69 in buoy. now a check of the time save traffic with loren cook. >> an accident in baltimore city, on north calvert, center street. if you are using the jfx, there is nothing to get in your way. that will be a different story on 895, the northbound lanes packed all the way to the steel bridge. here is the west side, wilkins avenue, no problems whatsoever. everything up to speed. >>> 4 year old is dead after drowning in a pool, the sheriff's office says jordan atkins wondered from his home. family members found him floating in a pool. at kips died at the hospital. investigators are investigating. >>> get ready to see changes downtown at the inter harbor. construction begins today. organizers are putting down the ceremonial first jersey barrier. prep work expected to last for about a month. we are more than a month away from the second running of the grand prix. weather and traffic back in half an hour. stay with us. >>> after all that work, so many years of early mornings, late nights, just coming up short. reigning gymnastics world champion jordyn wieber leaving the arena in tears
september the 4th. >>> the baltimore city department of public works is urging people to conserve water due to a potentially dangerous water main. it runs under train tracks. using a robot camera, dpw spotted serious rust damage inside the 54-inch rain leading from the infiltration plant in baltimore. tests are scheduled for later this morning. >>> four people charged in the videotaped beating of a tourist on st. patrick's day pled guilty. parsons has been sentenced to one year in jail. carter and davis were sentenced to time served. baldwin will be sentenced december the 11th. >>> for break knees winner i will have another has been sold for $10 million. he was sold to a japanese firm. he will now be on stud coustic guitar: pop ] [ barks ] [ cat meows ] [ woman ] ♪ i just want to be okay ♪ ♪ be okay, be okay ♪ ♪ i just want to be okay today ♪ - ♪ i just want to know today ♪ - [ whistles ] ♪ know today, know today ♪ - [ cat meows ] - ♪ know that maybe i will be okay ♪ [ chimes ] travelers can help you protect the things you care about...
in baltimore. 74 in ocean city. this has been a good summer to be down at the beaches. need any relief you can get. sentinel radar, we are quiet here in the immediate washington area. off to the north and west there, southwest pennsylvania, you're going to have some thunderstorm activity. that is the leading edge of that warmer air that will be moving in here shortly. so, yeah, there could be a few clouds or a little bit of thunderstorm activity if you are well off to the northerly this morning. then we are just generally going to be sunny and hot today but very hot. we have a heat advisory which goes into effect at noon. it will feel like 105 later this afternoon when you mix in the humidity. there could be a few isolated storms later today and anything that gets going in 100-degree heat can be strong. >> thank you. >>> time to toss things over to julie wright and see how things are going on the road. already busy right, with the beer struck. >> with the beer struck. you got that right. folk even hitting mere up on twitter asking what they can do to help with the clean-up. as hot as it's goin
degrees in st. louis. 104 in indianapolis. 105 in louisville and the list goes on. 102 in oklahoma city. baltimore 102. devastating temperatures. >> one. things that people don't realize is historically more people die in the course of a year from extreme heat than they do from the other weather-related tragedies that come along like tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, more people die from extreme heat and we've seen that in this one heat wave and it's only the early part of july. >> jamie: if you've been listening we've been telling you to drink water, stay inside, wear light clothing, etc. a lot of people know that already. what can they do to help your efforts? because i think you never think this could happen to you. and then it does and then you're there. >> exactly. whether we're talking about preparing for a storm or preparing for a heat wave, preparation in many cases it's very much the same thing, make sure that you have tons of water. we recommend that people have a minimum of a gallon of water a day. we also suggest that people have the provisions that they need if they lose powe
is the time to do it. it will get hot here shortly. 70 in baltimore and 74 in ocean city. we do have i thunderstorm complex in western maryland and parts of southern pennsylvania. we have to watch that. some of that cloud cover could get into the area. other, we are expecting hot sunshine today, breezy conditions out of the south and west at about 10 to 15. our actual daytime highs and the possibility we could see a few late storms redevelop and any time you are looking at temperatures like that, any storms that get going could be strong. just be ready. 100 in washington. 101 in fredericksburg. 99 in waldorf. >> another hot one. >> it will get better from here though. >> on the five-day forecast. >> something to look forward to. >> let's say good morning to julie wright again and check in with her. >> i see the beer truck is still out there. >> we think it's bud. >> that is what i was wondering. >> i know you news anchored wanted to know all the detail. question is is it bud light. we are checking in with the crew in sky fox. this thing overturned around 4:00 this morning
to the north and west. all of us hot today. all of us well into the mid- to upper 90s. i think the big cities here, washington, baltimore, getting awfully close to 100 late are this afternoon. we are expecting a quiet weather pattern today as far as showers and thunderstorms. not really in the forecast today. high pressure building in from the west and that spells just a fairly quiet weather pat were here. maybe some high cloudiness this afternoon. that will be about t hook how quiet. we don't have any shower or thunderstorm activity across the eastern third of the country at this hour. we are not expecting any later. we'll be quiet today. as we get into tomorrow, another hot one for you for your wednesday but by tomorrow, late in the afternoon, tomorrow night, some shower and thunderstorm activity will arrive in the form a cold front and some of those storms could be strong so we've got to look out for that late in the day tomorrow and than a cooldown here. here is your five-day forecast. then a cool downfor the end of the week. 99 today, plenty of heat, plenty of haze out there. tomorrow, 9
temperatures, 78 washington, nice warm start, 78 baltimore, 73 winchester, 79 ocean city, here is your forecast today, lots of clouds out there, periods of sunshine as well showers and storms, certainly a possibility and warmer than yesterday, melanie mentioned mid-80s yesterday, today low to mid-90s. >> amazing how a drop in 10 degrees will make you feel wow. >> yeah, cloud cover made it feel cooler you will love the 5 day if you love mid-90s. >> thanks tucker. >>> it might be a good day to look for indoor entertainment if movies are on your list here is one option for you. ice age continental drift opened, featuring new voice talents along with the old favorites can this fourth installment win over fans in reviews coming up. >>> jennifer lopez the latest judge to leave american idol in the dust why she says it is time to go and buzz about who might be cast to step in &d@x >>> you are pretty soft for a sabre. >> excuse me, i am not soft i happen to be a remorseless assassin. >> diego poo, i made you another corral necklace. >> recognize the voices, that is jennifer lopez as shera the sabre
rawlings blake passed out ice at a northeast baltimore community. the action program will operate five centers around the city, they will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each will have cool air and free water. the health department's office of aging and care services will offer 6 additional centers on a code red heat alert day, the health department recommends that you remember to drink water or juice. avoid alcohol and caffeine and wear light colored clothing. check on your senior citizens, call 311 with the heat related medical emergency and log on to for a complete list of the cooling centers and that story is located on our home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> mta wants everyone to know public transportation is operational and up and going this morning. crews said they were able to meet the needs of people to get somewhere if they need to today. bus service will arun but commuters could face diversions because of the streets blocked by fallen trees or power outages. >>> back over to mike, we thought we were out of the woods last night, around 12:30, a round r
. that includes the district of colombia here, baltimore, all the way down to ocean city, under a heat advisory. it's the combination of humidity and air temperature, going to make it feel like 105 to 109. limit yourself, if you're working outdoors, make sure you take frequent breaks that kind of thing. satellite and radar, thunderstorm activity a possibility later today. it will arrive in the form of a cold front later this afternoon and tonight. it will take its time moving through here. so we're not going to really cool down until friday, but at least the possibility of some cooling showers and storms later today. let me mention some of those storms could be strong, so be ready for that possibility as well. 100 later today in washington, 100 in manassas. only 97 in winchester, so a little cooler in the mountains. more details on the forecast including a better looking weekend ahead. i'll have that for you in just a minute. tony, back to you. >>> tucker, thank you very much. >>> now that heat could mean another days of delays on metro. speed restrictions likely again today with temperatures
the way up to southern new england. hartford even hit 100. but this 104 in baltimore, incredible stuff there. central park, philadelphia, even by the water in atlantic city, it was 101. today is going to be cooler in this region. there could be thunderstorms and rain. temperatures will still be warm, still a little muggy. but that cooler air is making its way. look at buffalo and albany. beautiful day for you. now, those thunderstorms, they weren't just in new england. they were back here around chicago. southern wisconsin. and numerous isolated strong storms throughout much of kentucky down there to the carolinas. in all, 348 reports of severe weather yesterday. that's wind damage and large hail. not many tornados. this morning, we're pretty much dry throughout the east, but we are thankful for the heavy rain moving through northern indiana. indiana has been one of the worst states for the drought, along with arkansas. and we're getting drenched in northern indiana this morning. this is welcomed rainfall. we had rain last night in indianapolis just a little bit. we're talking about ar
credited the city of baltimore for first raising the issue of discrimination in the banque's subprime for this program. it is the second-largest settlement in the justice department post of history. another article we want to bring to your attention is in the new york times. it is on the farm bill. moved through the house agriculture committee. he first major overhaul of the nation's nutrition program is in jeopardy over the degree of spending cuts. moderates and democrats think the bill goes far enough in a time of economic growth. the-week economic growth. -- wear economic growth. -- weak economic growth. the current bill expires on june 30. we have a caller from virginia on the independent line. caller: if you can do your job, your health is irrelevant. everybody has a right to health care privacy, at least they keep telling us that. they give us a form telling us we have health care privacy. that was my comments. thank you. host: thank you. this is a story that has been getting a lot of national attention. the front page of the new york times. it is the abuse scandal at penn state
hard now across much of howard county, maryland. this is headed to the city of baltimore. if you're traveling this morning and going up i-95 be ready for rain chances for sure. forecast for today, present of clouds around, a passing shower cannot be ruled out this afternoon. today's highs upper 80s. >>> well, there's going to be a lot of hit-and-miss showers today. if you want help for your daily forecast hour by hour, go to >> catching up with the rolling stones, who have been rocking for a half century now. and should you lease or buy your next car? we'll weigh the pros and cons of each option right after this. as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and for some people, it can work in as early as the first week of treatment. so now i can plan my days and accomplish more. lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor righ
, of course, is my home city of baltimore, where the water infrastructure is historic as some of its buildings, well over 100 years old. we've talked about this issue, but, madam president, i just want to bring to your attention that this past monday in baltimore, 120-year-old water main broke creating a massive crater in downtown baltimore on one of the busiest streets in our city. i've been told it's going to take a couple of weeks before that can be fixed. i've also been told that as a result, downtown baltimore was flooded and sending thousands of workers home, costing businesses countless loss of revenue. now, okay, you say these things happen. well, in baltimore we have a water main break at the rate of about two or three a day, causing a lot of cost, because our city workers have to go out and dig it up and have to cut off water service, homes are inconvenienced by not having the ability to get their water. and we go through this again and again. what we need to do is upgrade our water infrastructure. we all understand that. we need to make that investment. and these major water main br
city, philadelphia, baltimore, washington, d.c., norfolk, virginia and back towards chicago and detroit. and cincinnati. all these areas another scorcher of a day. take a look at your temps where you are right now. the heat indices right now. factor in the humanity, -- humidity. 87 in st. louis. this has just gone on and on and when your overnight temperatures don't cool down, your house doesn't cool down and that causes the big big problems. take a look at your forecast for the day today. obviously all about heat in the areas of the northeast. today likely the warmest day we have seen so far this year. so a very very hot one. we will see a few pop-up thunderstorms because it's also humid with it. by the afternoon, a front is going to move through at least across areas like boston, hartford in towards new york city by this evening and drop temperatures but we will see some big significant storms, down to the southeast, also hot, we will see some very significant showers and thunderstorms as well. but look at that 106 in wichita. and into the northern plains, this is where you can start
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